Describe the Milky Way galaxy.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Milky Way galaxy is the galaxy to which earth belongs. It is a spiral galaxy. Its hindu name is Akash Ganga.

When it is viewed from above, the stars seem to be arranged in spiral arms that emerge from the nucleus (centre) of the galaxy.

The Milky Way extends to about 1,00,000 light years.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM

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